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Image number: RS.14146
Credit: ©The Royal Society

'Road to Murren'

Date

1870

Creator

Unknown, Photographer

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 180mm
width (print): 255mm
height (card support): 263mm
width (card support): 355mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > mountain

Description

Landscape view of the mountainside on the ascent to Murren, Switzerland. The mountain in the foreground is covered in Swiss pine trees, Pinus cembra, and piles of timber are visible. The mountains Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau can be seen in the background (left to right respectively).

Forward facing inscription: ‘Road to Murren'

Murren is a mountain village in the Bernese Highlands of Switzerland, famous for its views of Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau.

Object history

Purchased by the Royal Society, 2019.

Associated place

<The World>
   > Europe
      > Switzerland